Student using Bloomberg terminals in the Janes Financial Center on the 2nd floor of Beckman Hall.
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Conveniently located on the 2nd Floor of Beckman Hall within the renowned Argyros College of Business and Economics, the Janes Financial Center was established in 2012 with significant contributions from Mr. David A. Janes and the Chapman University Student Managed Investment Fund. The Janes Financial Center is a valuable asset for all business students, especially for students pursuing careers in finance.

Designed to cater to the diverse interests of our business students, the Janes Financial Center offers a specialized environment equipped with 12 Bloomberg terminals. These terminals provide students with real-time access to financial data, enabling in-depth market analysis, research projects, and skill development in areas such as portfolio management and financial modeling. 

While our emphasis is on supporting the educational journey of finance students, we extend a warm invitation to all business students to explore the resources available at the Janes Financial Center. Whether you're interested in exploring the complexities of the stock market, understanding global economic trends, or refining your research skills, our center is here to assist you. Feel free to visit us and make the most of this invaluable learning space within the Argyros College of Business and Economics. 


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Janes Financial Center Residency Program

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The Janes Financial Center Residency Program is designed to challenge the brightest and most ambitious business students, offering a bridge between classroom education and successful finance careers. This comprehensive program refines practical skills, instills a profound understanding of the finance industry, and emphasizes expertise in financial analysis and effective communication. Residents actively manage a portfolio with diverse asset classes, while engaging in consulting projects for esteemed Orange County investment firms.

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Meet the Director

Fadel Lawandy, CAIA is a financial expert with 30 years of experience in Investment Banking, Portfolio Management, corporate finance, and real estate and holds a B.S./B.A. in Finance and International Business from Chapman University and an MBA from Norwich University.

He is currently a professor at Chapman University and the Director of two centers: the Janes Financial Center and the C. Larry Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance. Mr. Lawandy joined the George L. Argyros College of Business and Economics at Chapman University after retiring as an Executive Managing Director of HW Financial Group and Co-Founder/President of HW Capital Partners.

Fadel is also a frequent contributor to various publications, including the OCBJ, OC Register, and LA Times, and enjoys volunteering with nonprofit organizations to help his community be a better place to live and work.

Janes Financial Center

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The center is open to all students, faculty and staff. No reservation needed.

Janes Financial Center

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Chapman University participates in the CFA Affiliated University Program. An Affiliated University signals to their students and to employers that their curriculum is closely tied to the practice of investment management and is helpful to students preparing for the CFA Program exams.

As an Academic Partner with CAIA, Argyros College students have access to the CAIA Association’s curriculum and events, and will be eligible to apply for scholarships to earn the CAIA Charter designation. Earning the CAIA Charter designation is valued by top employers and recognized as the highest standard of achievement in alternative investment education.